Singapore's prime minister made an impassioned plea on Monday for open markets and warned "political pressures" were driving countries apart, in a swipe at rising protectionism at the start of a gathering of world leaders.

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong called on Monday for greater integration between Southeast Asian countries at a time when multilateralism is under threat.

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China-backed deal centre stage at summit as US retreats

SINGAPORE  -   World leaders will push for the rapid completion of a massive, China-backed trade deal that excludes the US at a summit this week, in a

Putin to make first visit to Singapore - Post Courier

Putin to make first visit to Singapore

Saifuddin: Special hope on Dr M from Asean at summit

SINGAPORE, Nov 11 — The Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean) is likely to turn to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to steer the region forward at its summit, Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said today....

In bilateral meet with Putin, will Dr M bring up MH17?

SINGAPORE, Nov 11 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will meet controversial Russian president Vladimir Putin at the sidelines of the Asean Summit 2018 this Tuesday, amid recent new evidence on the downing...

Singapore ready to welcome elder statesman of Asean - Nation | The Star Online Singapore ready to welcome elder statesman of Asean

SINGAPORE: Singapore gets ready to welcome the most senior and respected leader in Asean back into its fold as Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad arrives here tomorrow to join his nine other Asean counterparts for their summit.